Leadership: Embracing Paradoxes

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

The word “paradox” probably conjures up notions of logical puzzles and brain-straining impossibilities—the types of concepts most would want to keep far away from a business and its leaders. But paradoxes do exist, and some suggest that learning to understand and embrace them may be beneficial for developing leadership skills and...

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Using Zoom Improperly Can Leave Trade Secret Protections at Risk

EntertainHR - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

With many employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have depended on Zoom or other web-based video conferencing tools to conduct meetings online. Users can choose to record sessions, collaborate on projects, and share or annotate on one another’s screens. Unfortunately, the process also can open the possibility of trade...

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How HR Can Take Advantage of Its Family-Building Benefits

EntertainHR - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

Family-building benefits are among the most sought-after benefits being offered in 2021. In our new work-from-home climate, COVID has not deterred employees from pursuing family-building but rather has created more demand on employers for this robust benefit. More than ever, the responsibility is on employers to create an environment conducive to...

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Welcome, 2021. Let’s Talk …

EntertainHR - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

While watching college football over the holidays, I was treated to a humorous Match.com commercial titled “A Match Made in Hell.” The short plot went like this: Satan (a highly costumed actor portraying the lord of the damned) had gone on the site and filtered out “joy, happiness, toilet paper, and reason and met his […] The post...

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Using Zoom Improperly Can Leave Trade Secret Protections at Risk

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

With many employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have depended on Zoom or other web-based video conferencing tools to conduct meetings online. Users can choose to record sessions, collaborate on projects, and share or annotate on one another’s screens. Unfortunately, the process also can open the possibility of trade...

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How HR Can Take Advantage of Its Family-Building Benefits

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

Family-building benefits are among the most sought-after benefits being offered in 2021. In our new work-from-home climate, COVID has not deterred employees from pursuing family-building but rather has created more demand on employers for this robust benefit. More than ever, the responsibility is on employers to create an environment conducive to...

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Welcome, 2021. Let’s Talk …

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

While watching college football over the holidays, I was treated to a humorous Match.com commercial titled “A Match Made in Hell.” The short plot went like this: Satan (a highly costumed actor portraying the lord of the damned) had gone on the site and filtered out “joy, happiness, toilet paper, and reason and met his match.” His match was...

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Using Zoom Improperly Can Leave Trade Secret Protections at Risk

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

With many employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers have depended on Zoom or other web-based video conferencing tools to conduct meetings online. Users can choose to record sessions, collaborate on projects, and share or annotate on one another’s screens. Unfortunately, the process also can open the possibility of trade...

Categories: Blogs

How HR Can Take Advantage of Its Family-Building Benefits

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

Family-building benefits are among the most sought-after benefits being offered in 2021. In our new work-from-home climate, COVID has not deterred employees from pursuing family-building but rather has created more demand on employers for this robust benefit. More than ever, the responsibility is on employers to create an environment conducive to...

Categories: Blogs

Welcome, 2021. Let’s Talk …

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 01/06/2021 - 04:00

While watching college football over the holidays, I was treated to a humorous Match.com commercial titled “A Match Made in Hell.” The short plot went like this: Satan (a highly costumed actor portraying the lord of the damned) had gone on the site and filtered out “joy, happiness, toilet paper, and reason and met his match.” His match was...

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Maintaining Hiring Compliance on a Thin Budget

EntertainHR - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has put hiring and talent management programs front and center, as many employees across nearly every industry have been impacted by remote work, furloughs, and layoffs. To stay afloat, many organizations are continually reshaping staffing plans and may need to make further budget adjustments as 2021 unfolds. For HR teams...

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Maintaining Hiring Compliance on a Thin Budget

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has put hiring and talent management programs front and center, as many employees across nearly every industry have been impacted by remote work, furloughs, and layoffs. To stay afloat, many organizations are continually reshaping staffing plans and may need to make further budget adjustments as 2021 unfolds. For HR...

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Maintaining Hiring Compliance on a Thin Budget

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has put hiring and talent management programs front and center, as many employees across nearly every industry have been impacted by remote work, furloughs, and layoffs. To stay afloat, many organizations are continually reshaping staffing plans and may need to make further budget adjustments as 2021 unfolds. For HR...

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Large Employers Extending Remote Work

EntertainHR - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

Some of the nation’s largest employers are signaling a potential long-term—even permanent—continuation of remote work. To what extent will this impact the decisions and plans of other organizations? COVID Impact Severe The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 1 million people globally and infected tens of millions more. While these deaths and...

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Large Employers Extending Remote Work

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

Some of the nation’s largest employers are signaling a potential long-term—even permanent—continuation of remote work. To what extent will this impact the decisions and plans of other organizations? Editorial credit: Girts Ragelis / Shutterstock.com COVID Impact Severe The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 1 million people...

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Large Employers Extending Remote Work

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

Some of the nation’s largest employers are signaling a potential long-term—even permanent—continuation of remote work. To what extent will this impact the decisions and plans of other organizations? Editorial credit: Girts Ragelis / Shutterstock.com COVID Impact Severe The COVID-19 pandemic has killed over 1 million people...

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Addressing Employee Procrastination

EntertainHR - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

The workforce is full of people with diverse working styles. Some are seemingly obsessed with getting ahead of the game and tackling assignments as soon as possible. Others tend to wait until the last minute. Whether those of this second group say they simply work well under pressure or acknowledge they tend to put things […] The post...

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Baby, It’s COVID Outside: Tips for Returning After Holidays

EntertainHR - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

It’s just after the holiday season, when the kids came home from college, the Griswolds took vacation, and Santa Claus came to town. But for many, the most wonderful time of the year will have become a cause for concern. With COVID-19 cases on the rise and family gatherings inevitable, you may be worried the […] The post Baby, It’s...

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Why More Companies Will Think of Benefit Plans as ‘Health Hubs’ in 2021

EntertainHR - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

There’s no doubt that 2020 was a challenging year. As with other industries, we dealt with ensuring the continued health and safety of our employees and providing the ongoing service and support our customers have come to expect and appreciate during the COVID-19 pandemic. But, 2020 also gave Human Resources professionals a great opportunity to...

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Addressing Employee Procrastination

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 01/05/2021 - 04:00

The workforce is full of people with diverse working styles. Some are seemingly obsessed with getting ahead of the game and tackling assignments as soon as possible. Others tend to wait until the last minute. Source: LightField Studios / Shutterstock Whether those of this second group say they simply work well under pressure or...

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